Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Tale of Soapy Smith

His name was Jefferson Randolph Smith II. He was born in Newnan, Georgia on November 2, 1860 and he would be known as Soapy, one of the most notorious con men in the old west. From the Shell Game and … Continue reading

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A Double Feature

Yes, two stories this week. First, the story of Bridget Driscoll, a 44 year old mother who was run over by a car that was going a little over walking speed. She was the first pedestrian killed by a automobile, … Continue reading

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